There are some things that taste good , only when its homemade. Murukku is one such snack. I haven’t tasted any store bought ones that tastes as good as my mother’s or my grandmother’s homemade ones. For those who don’t know what murukku is, its a crunchy yummy south Indian snack made Continue reading…

Veppilakatti (Curry leaves chutney powder)



I graduated from a college far off from my hometown.I used to stay in the college hostel and got to visit my home maybe like once in a month or so. My mom used to pack me all kind of stuffs to eat, say pickles n snacks and what not. The hostel Continue reading…

Parippu manga curry (Dal & raw mango curry)


We Indians have dal on our plates almost every day in one form or the other.Its kind of our staple food. Dal with rice, dal with roti, its an all time favorite in our house. My hubby can survive on dal and roti for days together without complaining Be it plain dal tadka, or Continue reading…

Pepper chicken


My mother makes a meat masala at home.It adds all the good flavours to any nonveg curries she makes. Every time one of us visits her, she makes it for us, and it lasts for almost a year. Its like if you have it handy you don’t dread cooking chicken or beef….and as soon Continue reading…